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For twenty-seven years running, the University of Waterloo has ranked first in Canada as most innovative university.

Waterloo is pleased to provide the President's Graduate Scholarship (PGS) to outstanding graduate students who hold major federally and provincially funded competition-based scholarships.

Do you want to be a part of the University of Waterloo graduate studies community? Explore our more than 180+ master's and doctoral programs.

  1. Jan. 23, 2020UWaterloo's Second Annual Policy Datafest

    Last year, the University of Waterloo successfully organized Canada’s first policy datafest. The objective of datafest is to give graduate students an opportunity to demonstrate their skills by analyzing important policy questions with appropriate data analytics and offering relevant recommendations. Here is a link to last year's presentations

  2. Jan. 14, 2020#StrongerTogether through Storytelling – Catching up with Professor Kirsten Müller after Homeward Bound

    Kirsten Müller is our Assistant Vice-President, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs.  She recently returned from a trip to Antartica after particpating in the Homeward Bound program; a transformational leadership initiative for women with a background in STEMM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics, medicine), from around the world.  Check out the story she shared on her personal experience on the Faculty of Science websit

  3. Jan. 10, 2020Social Insurance Numbers (SIN) can now be entered in Quest

    Effective 2019, Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) requirements mandate that a student's Social Insurance Number (SIN) be included on the following tax documents: T2202 (Tuition and Enrolment Certificate) and T4A (Statement of Pension, Retirement, Annuity, and Other Income) issued for scholarships, bursaries and awards.  The SIN is also required

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  1. Jan. 27, 2020Say it in Your Own Words: Paraphrase & Summary for Graduate Students (Winter 2020)

    Academic integrity requires that you paraphrase and summarize other people’s work. Through hands-on practice, you will learn these skills and how to integrate your supporting research for improved credibility.

    Additional information: Registration required

  2. Jan. 27, 2020Effective Communication Skills for University Teaching, CTE1181 (Winter 2020)

    Effective communication is an important skill for all Teaching Assistants (TAs). In this workshop, you will have an opportunity to identify your communication strengths and areas for development. We will discuss common challenges to effective communication that are encountered by TAs, and help you select appropriate strategies to address these challenges in the classroom.

    Additional Information

    Registration: Registration is required. 

  3. Jan. 27, 2020Interviewing Effectively for Master's Students (Winter 2020)

    In this interactive workshop, you’ll practice translating academic language to industry language, apply strategies for answering interview questions and evaluate the effectiveness of responses to interview questions.

    Additional information: Registration through WaterlooWorks not yet open - check back soon!

    To browse and register for Centre for Career Action (CCA) workshops and events, follow these steps:

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  1. Jan. 24, 2020Developing leadership skills as a grad student: My experience as a Community Assistant

    The Community Centre at Columbia Lake Village (CLV) where Betsy works as a Community Assistant.

  2. Nov. 6, 2019Recognizing, building and articulating skills: The Foundations experience
    Professional Skills Foundations logo

    In summer 2019, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs celebrated the first completions of Professional Skills Foundations (Foundations), including those by Irina Oltean and Swakshar Saha. To learn more about what it’s like to participate in Foundations, I checked-in with Irina and Swakshar to hear about their experience.

  3. Oct. 18, 2019GRADflix - Make every frame a painting
    The GRADflix winners pose on the red carpet

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